Senior User Experience Designer

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Company Name The Sherwin-Williams Company
Location OH
Date Posted August 27, 2013
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time

Description

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior User Experience Designer position is responsible for driving excellent user experience across a variety of websites and mobile applications. Lead efforts to develop standards and best practices as well as drive processes to ensure a positive focus on user experience.



Essential Functions

Strategy & Planning

• Collaborate with business partners to understand needs and define requirements for websites and software applications.

• Oversee usability and design research for each project using techniques like contextual inquiry, competitive analysis, etc to understand usage problems.

• Lead and support UX strategy and process definition within the company.



Acquisition & Deployment

• Participate in all phases of the development process.

• Translate business and user needs into usable, visually compelling, and technically sound interactive solutions, utilizing multiple technologies.

• Communicate concepts using a variety of methods (i.e., wireframes, mockups, prototypes) in order to help stakeholders envision proposed designs.

• Conduct heuristic evaluation and task-based usability tests to validate design solutions.

• Establish and maintain UI consistency across designed systems.



Operational Management

• Support development team through iterative lifecycle of design implementation.

• Collaborate with marketing, product, engineering and customer support on the implementation, training, and support of design solutions.

• Train and mentor other team members as applicable.



Incidental Functions

• Conduct research into new technologies, including tools, components, and frameworks.

• Train and knowledge share with development teams.

• Mentor and coach developers and/or Professional Apprentices.

• Project and task management and reporting as necessary.

• Make presentations to management, clients, and peer groups as requested.

• Schedule and lead project and communication meetings with clients.

• Assist with other projects as may be required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.

• Participate in hiring activities and fulfilling affirmative action obligations and ensuring compliance with the equal employment opportunity policy.

• Minimal travel as required

• Work outside the standard office 7.5 hour workday as required.